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Trade Extensions Results – And Might Technology Threaten the 3PL World?

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Privately owned firms don’t have to say too much about their performance publicly, unlike those with a stock market quote. But most will make some […]

Coupa Adds AI and Machine-Learning Spend-Data Classification to its Suite

Yesterday, leading cloud-based spend management firm, Coupa, announced* its acquisition of UK-based analytics solution provider Spend360 International Ltd. “Spend360 is an analytics solution that uses […]

As a B2B Provider, Amazon May Face Up To More CSR-Type Scrutiny

The announcement that Amazon Business is opening up in Germany was interesting, and there is no doubt that the firm has a lot to offer […]

End-of-Year Procurement Tech Reviews from Spend Matters US

Our colleagues at Spend Matters US are a couple of weeks into an excellent and informative series of year-end tech reviews. The are looking at […]

Stop Press. Breaking News! Amazon Launches Business-Dedicated Service in Germany

This morning Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Business, a new, free-to-access service on Gemany's Amazon.de with “everything you love about Amazon, for work.” This […]

Basware Launches Marketplace – Interview with Ilari Nurmi

At the recent Basware Connect event, we took time out from the main sessions to speak with  Ilari Nurmi, Senior Vice-President, Purchase to Pay, at […]

Proactis Buys Millstream – Another Smart Acquisition from Yorkshire eProcurement Firm

Last week, Yorkshire-based eProcurement firm Proactis announced another acquisition, picking up Millstream Associates for some £15.5 million. It is the latest in a series of […]

BravoConnect – Jason Busch Analyses Direction and Technology

Last week, Jason Busch (Spend Matters US founder), and I spent two enjoyable and hectic days at the BravoSolution conference. You can read my initial […]

Welcome to a “Risky” New Sponsor – Can riskmethods Protect Your Business?

Eagle-eyed readers will have spotted last week a new Associate Sponsor logo appearing on the site. riskmethods (lower case and a single word) “provides comprehensive […]

Coupa – A Customer Perspective of the Latest Offering

Anthony Ryan, head of Procurement Operations at eir, attended the Coupa Inspire event in London last week. He was impressed by some aspects of the […]

Rob Bernshteyn at Coupa Inspire – Keynote Highlights

It is less than six years since I was persuaded by a friend to go to drinks at the Institute of Directors in London one […]